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Stay Healthy This Winter: Flu Shot Resources from NLM

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

The flu, also called influenza, is a potentially serious respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses, and getting the flu vaccination every year is the best way to lower your chance of getting the flu and spreading it to others.  National Influenza Vaccination Week 2016 is December 4-10, and the National Library of Medicine… Read More »

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Public Health Literacy

Posted by on November 7th, 2016 0 comments

by Terri Ottosen, Outreach and Education Coordinator, NN/LM, SEA Many of us following information on health literacy, with an interest in keeping current and apprised of new developments, have noticed more discussion recently of the idea of community health literacy. In one discussion, someone described it as “a collective capacity to support each other in… Read More »

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Nov

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Area Health Education Centers will use National Library of Medicine funds for youth development

Posted by on November 2nd, 2016 0 comments

The National Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Organization has announced three of its member AHEC organizations (Atlanta AHEC (The Southeast Primary Care Consortium), Eastern Connecticut AHEC, and Southeast Pennsylvania AHEC) will participate in the second year phase of a health information literacy initiative funded with $150,000 from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Projects will address… Read More »

Posted in: All Posts, Outreach, Public Health

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National Health Observances – November 2016

Posted by on November 2nd, 2016 0 comments

Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of November. By supporting National Health Observances, you can: Educate the public about health risks Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest. Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information. NIH… Read More »

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National Health Observances – October 2016

Posted by on October 5th, 2016 0 comments

Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of October. By supporting National Health Observances, you can: Educate the public about health risks Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest. Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information. NIH… Read More »

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